(Sigh.) Here we are 27 years since the Air Carrier Access Act was passed in 1986, and they’re still doing stuff like this. How an airline can smash up a $26,000 wheelchair, return it to the owner in pieces, claim they’re not responsible and then leave the person sitting there with their broken wheelchair is beyond me. But that’s precisely what …Read More »
Career Training & Support That Works
Computer Technologies Program prepares people with disabilities for professional employment by providing technical training, coaching and associated services. Our comprehensive program is tailored to suit an incredibly diverse student population. To do this we treat each student as an individual and work to find their unique strengths and weaknesses.
Since 1974, CTP has helped hundreds of people with disabilities gain employment and develop their careers.
New York City is highly respected around the country for the quality of it’s emergency planning, but a federal judge recently ruled that it’s planning violates the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA), citing insufficient evacuation plans for people with disabilities and inaccessible emergency shelters. This will likely prompt other emergency planners around the country to take another look at their own …Read More »
In 2002 the Help America Vote Act was passed. Designed to help people with disabilities to exercise their right to vote more easily, it also, for the first time, granted individuals with disabilities the right to vote “independently and privately”. Yet here we are, more than a decade later, finding that barriers are still widespread–legal, physical and attitudinal. A new report …Read More »